The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 14.52% 1.96% 16.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.27% 3.57% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 53.23% 54.90% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 17
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Computer Science
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +3 9 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) DTV
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) IPTV
6 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (18.75%) Android
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Advertising
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
1 1 (6.25%) Automake
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Junior
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Graduate
4 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) POSIX
4 1 (6.25%) SVG
4 1 (6.25%) Pthreads
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DTV
1 4 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) OOD
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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